FG declares Friday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday May 29, 2015 as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2015 Democracy Day. The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, made the declaration on behalf of the FG  in a statement signed by the ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji, on Monday in Abuja.

Construction workers down tools over colleagues’ kidnap

Employees of a construction company based in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, have stopped work at the project site of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Patani, Delta State, over the abduction of three of their colleagues.  

UI shut for two weeks over fuel scarcity

Authorities of the University of Ibadan on Monday asked the institution’s students to vacate the premises immediately, pending the time the problem of shortage of water and electricity would be addressed. The directive was issued to students following ‎an advice given by the Committee of Provosts and Deans to the

SSCE: Complete NECO 2015 Examination Time Table

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The 2015 National Examinations Council (NECO) June/July SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (INTERNAL) is underway. According to the time table, exams have already started from 21st May 2015 and will end on the 10th July 2015.

University of Ibadan close for two weeks due to fuel shortage

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Authorities of the University of Ibadan , (UI) on Monday asked its students to vacate the premises immediately, pending the time the problem of shortage of water and electricity would be addressed. The post University of Ibadan close for two weeks due to fuel shortage appeared first on Vanguard News.

Sambo Presents Handover Notes To APC

Nigeria’s Vice President, Namadi Sambo, has presented copies of the handover notes to the transition committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Presentation of the documents to the committee led by Ahmed Joda held at the Presidential Villa on Monday, four days to the handover ceremony.

Fuel scarcity: Banks to shut down ATMs

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Although the Petroleum products marketers and the Federal Government, Monday, reached an agreement over the lingering fuel crisis in the country, there are strong indications that commercial banks may close their business offices and even shut down Automated Teller Machines, ATMs, across the nation if petroleum products are not readily

Ekiti NMA suspends strike

The Nigerian Medical Association, Ekiti State, has suspended its strike following the release of the 11 kidnapped victims in the state. The association had on May 9 embarked on strike to demand the release of a former Chief Medical Director of Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Dr.

Senate presidency: Party must follow due process, says Saraki

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, on Monday urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to follow due process and consider competence of aspirants in determining the candidate of the party for the Senate presidency. Saraki,  who is one of the two aspirants contesting

Nigeria Prohibits Female Circumcision In New Act

President Goodluck Jonathan has signed two bills recently passed by the National Assembly into law, one of which prohibits female circumcision. The new Acts are the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act, 2015 and the Immigration Act, 2015.